Weird Creatures in Abyssal Zone

The pelagic zone, part of the ocean or open sea that comprise the water column, and have the deepest benthic communities near the sea floor or bottom of the sea, and also called the abyssal zone. The black swallower, giant squid, angler fish and tripod fish are the common inhabitants of abyssal zone, that could live in an boundless ocean depth pressures.

1) Tripod Fish

Tripod fish

Black-swallower Fish

Black swallower

Angler Fish

Angler Fish

Angler Fish

2) Giant Squid

Giant Squid

Giant Squid

The hadopelagic zone and the trench zone or Hadal zone, is the ocean’s deepest furrow, around 120,000 feet depth of the ocean’s bottom and common inhabitants includes the tube worms, viper fish, jellyfish, sea cucumbers, corals and manySea Anemone

3) Tube Worms

Tube worms, found in abyssal zone

tube worms

Shipworm (shipwreck or rotten mangrove)

Shipworm (shipwreck or rotten mangrove)

Mangrove worm or Tamilok

Mangrove worm or Tamilok

Spirobranchus worm or Christmas Tree Worm

Christmas tree worm  Weirdest sea creatures

Christmas tree worm Weirdest sea creatures

ChristmasTreeWorm

ChristmasTreeWorm

Christmas Tree worm

Christmas Tree worm

4) Jelly Fish

Cephea jellyfish

Cauliflour Jellyfish, cephea, found in Red sea Egypt

Blue Spotted jellyfish

Blue Spotted jellyfish

flower hat jellyfish (Olindias formosa)

flower hat jellyfish (Olindias formosa)

Lion's mane jellyfish

Lion’s mane jellyfish

Spotted-jellyfish

Spotted-jellyfish

5)  Sea Cucumbers

Sea Cucumber

Sea Cucumber

Strange hairy sea cucumber

Strange hairy sea cucumber

6) Corals

deep sea corals

deep sea corals

Deep sea Corals

Deep sea Corals

abyssal zone corals

abyssal zone corals

Brain coral

Brain coral

7) Sea Star or Starfish

Red-knobbed Starfish

Red-knobbed Starfish

Crown Of Thorns Starfish

Starfish snake-like

weird starfish

8) Sea Polyps

Sea polyps

Tubastrea, coral polyps

octocoral Paragorgia polyps

Goniopora Pearsoni Red Sea Polyps are long with tubular trunks

9) Sea Weeds or Sea Forests

seaweed forests

Red seaweed corrals

edible gelatinous seaweeds

Striped colonial sea anemone

Striped colonial sea anemone

10)  Bottom Feeder is an aquatic animals that feeds on the bottom of the sea or near the sea floors, and bottom body of waters like the rivers, ocean, lake or even aquariums. The feeding invertebrates includes the shellfish, crabs, crayfish,sea anemones, starfish, snails, sea cucumbers and bristleworms. And the bottom fish includes the flatfish, halibut, flounders, sole, plaice, eels, haddock, cod, bream, grouper, bass, carp, snapper and some sharks and catfish species.

Flounder Fish

flounder fish

Honduras peacock-flounder fish

11) Snapper Fish

Red Snapper Fish

Red Snapper Fish

yellow-tail snapper fish

12) Bristle Worms or Lug Worms

China Lugworm or bristle-worm

Arenicolidae (Lugworms)

Sandworm

Clam worm

clam_worm

three clam worm, inside the clam’s cavity

Oil Worm

Oil worm (efetidaredworm)

13) Cold Seep Tubeworms

Cold-seep worm

Cold-seep Tube-worm

14) Stingray Species

Blue Spotted Stingray

Blue Spotted Stingray

15) Shark Species of the Abyssal Zone

Frilled shark with needle like teeth

Frilled shark with needle like teeth

goblin shark

goblin shark

Cookiecutter shark head

Cookiecutter shark head

cookie-cutter-shark

cookie-cutter-shark

Cookie Cutter Shark, small but dangerous shark

16)  King of Herrings Fish or Giant Oar Fish

Oar-fish or serpent fish

Oarfish

17)  Giant Isopod  (Crustaceans related to crabs and shrimps)

Giant Isopod or Crustaceans related to crabs and shrimps

Giant Isopod or Crustaceans related to crabs and shrimps

18) Deep Sea Crabs / Shrimps

Hairy Crab (Pilumnus hirtellus)

Hairy Crab (Pilumnus hirtellus)

Red-deep sea crab

Red-deep sea crab

Porcelain crab (Petrolisthes elongatus)(New Zealand half crab)

Porcelain crab (Petrolisthes elongatus)(New Zealand half crab)

Porcelain crab

Porcelain crab

Porcellana platycheles crab

Porcellana platycheles crab

Calliactis and Dardanus hermit crab

Calliactis and Dardanus hermit crab

horned ghost crabs

horned ghost crabs

Coconut Crab Birgus latro

Coconut Crab Birgus latro

Deep Sea Lobster

Yellow-lobster

Yellow-lobster

Blue_lobster

Blue_lobster

deep sea mysterious weird lobster

deep sea mysterious weird lobster

Newly discovered deep sea Blind Lobster

Newly discovered deep sea Blind Lobster

Furry Blind lobster

Furry Blind lobster

slipper lobster (Scyllarus arctus)

slipper lobster (Scyllarus arctus)

19) Deep sea Snails

Deep Sea Chupacabras Snail

Deep Sea Chupacabras Snail

20) Abyssal Zone Slugs

deep sea slugs

deep sea slugs

Spotted deep sea slugs

Spotted deep sea slugs

deep sea slugs

deep sea slugs

Chelidonura varians, The cephalaspidean sea slug Chelidonura varians, head end at the lower left

Chelidonura varians, The cephalaspidean sea slug Chelidonura varians, head end at the lower left

Lettuce Sea Slug

Lettuce Sea Slug

Thuridilla sea slugs

Thuridilla sea slugs

Sea Hares or Aplysia Californica

Sea Hares or Aplysia Californica

Cyerce nigricans sea slugs

Cyerce nigricans sea slugs

The Nudibranch  or commonly called sea slugs, is a member of now known as taxonomic clade or group of consisiying extinct species soft bodied marine gastropod mollusks which their shells shed after larval stage , an these sea slugs are noted for their striking colorful forms.

Weird Mysterious Deep Abyssal Creatures

luminous glowing fish abyssal creatures

luminous glowing fish abyssal creatures

Monocentris_japonica

Monocentris_japonica

giant tube worms

giant tube worms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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